What’s on

Cardiff University School of Music’s 2019/20 concert series begins with a concert by Head of School, Kenneth Hamilton. A UK premiere of John Casken’s Six Wooded Pieces, dedicated to Kenneth Hamilton, will feature alongside works by Ronald Stevenson, Chopin and Brahms.

13 December, 2019

STILE MODERNO – Monteverdi, Cavalli & Strozzi

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Eglwys Dewi Sant

remendous changes in sacred and secular music took place in the decades either side of the year 1600, with the city of Venice being a key environment for the development of the new wondrous harmonies and vibrant rhythmic energy of the seconda pratica, better known as the stile moderno. This concert will focus on the works of three leading exponents of the new style, Claudio Monteverdi, Francesco Cavalli and Barbara Strozzi, with a programme to celebrate the 400th anniversary year of Strozzi’s birth in 1619.

Stile Moderno–Monteverdi, Cavalli & Strozzi

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eglwys Dewi Sant

Bu newidiadau aruthrol mewn cerddoriaeth grefyddol a seciwlar yn y degawdau o gwmpas 1600, gyda dinas Fenis yn ganolfan allweddol i ddatblygiad rhyfeddol mewn cynghanedd a rhythm cysylltiedig â’r seconda pratica, a adnabyddir yn well fel y stile moderno. Bydd y cyngerdd yn canolbwyntio ar weithiau’r tri prif gynhaliwr yr arddull newydd, Claudio Monteverdi, Francesco Cavalli a Barbara Strozzi, a bydd y rhaglen yn dathlu 400 mlynedd ers geni Strozzi ym 1619.

4 February, 2020

Pedro Faria Gomes - 'Chamber Works'

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

The chamber works featured this evening, from the decade 2009–18, include the substantial four-movement Sonata for violin and piano and explore such themes as memory, cyclicity, returning, waiting, and the quiet spaces and distorted perspectives of night. The concert celebrates the launch on the Naxos label of a CD recording by the same performers, which includes all the works on the programme.

Pedro Faria Gomes - 'Chamber Works'

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Neuadd Gyngerdd Prifysgol Caerdydd

Mae’r gweithiau siambr a glywir heno yn dyddio o’r degawd 2009-18 ac maent yn cynnwys Sonata swmpus i feiolin a phiano. Mae’r gweithiau yn gyffredinol yn archwilio syniadau fel cof, ffurfiau cylchol, dychweliad, aros, mannau distaw a phersbectifau ystumiedig y nos. Mewn gwahanol ffyrdd mae’r darnau yn pwysleisio’r angen am gydymdeimlad ag eraill a phwysigrwydd osgoi lleisio barn rhy simplistig mewn perthynas â hunaniaeth pethau.

8 February, 2020

Jazz at the University: Jason Rebello (piano) and Huw Warren (piano)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Jason’s career has taken him around the world as a solo artist and also with Sting, Jeff Beck, Peter Gabriel, Mica Paris, Joss Stone and many more artists. The Hallé and Nice Orchestras have also welcomed him to the stage. 

Jazz yn y Brifysgol: Jason Rebello (piano)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Neuadd Gyngerdd Prifysgol Caerdydd

Mae Jason wedi teithio’r byd fel unawdydd ac fel cerddor ar y cyd gyda Sting, Jeff Beck, Peter Gabriel, Mica Paris, Joss Stone a llawer o artistiaid eraill. Bu’n perfformio gyda cherddorfeydd hefyd, fel yr Hallé a Cherddorfa Nice.

18 February, 2020

Quatuor Capriccio

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Neuadd Gyngerdd Prifysgol Caerdydd

Ers 2012 mae’r Pedwarawd Capriccio wedi cael llwyddiant mawr ac wedi ennill y wobr gyntaf yng Nghystadleuaeth Cerddoriaeth Siambr Rhyngwladol Ilzach a’r  Gystadleuaeth Pedwarawd Llinynnol Rhyngwladol yn Bordeaux. Yr aelodau yw Cécile Agator a Juan Fermin Ciriaco (feiolin), Flore-Anne Brosseau (fiola) a  Samuel Etienne (sielo). Gwahoddir y Pedwarawd i berfformio’n aml ar radio Ffrainc ac yn y Philharmonie de Paris, a’r Cité de la Musique ac fe’i  clywir mewn llawer o wyliau, gan gynnwys yn Luberon, Flâneries de Reims, ‘Musical Hours’ Haut-Anjou, Festival BWD12 a Corbigny.

Quatuor Capriccio

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Quatuor Capriccio

The Capriccio Quartet, founded in 2012, won first prize at both the Ilzach International Chamber Music Competition and the International String Quartet Competition in Bordeaux in 2013.

Composed of Cécile Agator and Juan Fermin Ciriaco on violins, Flore-Anne Brosseau on viola and SamuelEtienne on cello, Quatuor Capriccio is frequently invited to perform at Radio France, at the Philharmonie de Paris, at the Cité de la Musique and they also participate in numerous festivals including the String Quartet of Luberon, Flâneries de Reims, Musical Hours of Haut-Anjou, Festival BWD12, Musical Festivals of Corbigny.

Haydn: Quartet op. 20 no. 2 (Hob.III.32)

Mieczyslaw Weinberg:Capriccio op.11

Robert Fokkens: Capriccio Variations (2017)

Mendelssohn: Quartet op.81

Nicolo Paganini arr. Jacques Ysaÿe: Caprice no. 24

3 March, 2020

Arbrofion Prydeinig a’u gwaddol: Ensemble Cerddoriaeth Gyfoes Prifysgol Caerdydd

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Neuadd Gyngerdd Prifysgol Caerdydd

Yn ei ail gyngerdd blynyddol mae’r Ensemble Cerddoriaeth Gyfoes yn perfformio cerddoriaeth cysylltiedig â’r traddodiad arbrofol Prydeinig a gysylltir gyda chyfansoddwyr tebyg i Howard Skempton, Gavin Bryars, Michael Nyman a rhai cyfansoddwyr iau.

British Experimentalism and its legacy: Cardiff University Contemporary Music Group

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

For their second concert of the year, the Contemporary Music Group performs music by composers connected to the British Experimentalist tradition such as Howard Skempton, Gavin Bryars and Michael Nyman and younger composers influenced by their thinking.

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Previous concerts

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